16 Aug 2018

Classic site, classic cars

The Trust will once again be playing host to a collection of classic cars when members of Ramsgate Old Motor and Motorcycle Club make their annual pilgrimage to the Memorial on Sunday 2 Sept.

Organiser Peter Harvey is expecting a Daimler coupe, 1953 Ford Anglia and a P5B Rover to be among the splendid old cars turning heads on the clifftop site.

Peter said his members understood the importance of the Battle of Britain and were keen to pay their respects to the Few while proudly displaying their classic machinery at this atmospheric site.

“This will be our second visit to the Memorial and we hope to be able to make a healthy donation to the Trust’s funds was well as encouraging more visitors to the site that day,” he said.

“It is so important to remember the aircrew who took part in the Battle of Britain and we hope that the chance to see these splendid vehicles will help boost the numbers that day.”

The Bonnets and Wings event will run from 11am until 4pm and around 80 classic cars are expected. Although… Read more

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14 Aug 2018

Join us to mark battle’s end

A beacon of light will shine from the Capel-le-Ferne clifftop as the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust joins the parish council in marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on 11 November. The beacon will be part of a number of events organised to mark 100 years of remembrance as […]… Read more

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25 Jul 2018

Film Nights CANCELLED

The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust is disappointed to have to announce that the outdoor film screenings scheduled for 14th and 15th September have been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We have been told by The Open Air Cinema that all their events scheduled for Dover after 1st August have been cancelled. We […]… Read more

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13 Jul 2018

Royal Gala will benefit Trust

The Trust is delighted to have been named as the beneficiary of a Royal Gala Celebration Evening to be  held at London’s Theatre Royal on Sunday 7 October. Time Flies will celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force and feature performances by a raft of celebrity guests. The show will bring together some of […]… Read more

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22 Jun 2018

Memorial Day Sunday 7 July 2019

Memorial Day is an exciting and colourful tribute to the heroes of the Battle of Britain.  The Central Band of the Royal Air Force, a parade of standards and the historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight* make this a day to remember. The event, which features a flypast and display by aircraft […]… Read more

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2 Feb 2018

An exciting year ahead

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Air Force, a major milestone for all those with links to the service. The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust will be playing its part in the celebrations as well as staging a number of local events and commemorations. More details will be announced […]… Read more

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9 Nov 2017

Join us to pay your respects to the Few

Please join us at our annual Parade and Service to commemorate Remembrance Day this Saturday, 11 November. Note that the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust honours those who served their country at 11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month (Saturday this year), rather than on the closest Sunday. The car park at […]… Read more

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31 Oct 2017

Join us for our Service of Remembrance on 11 November

The annual Parade and Service to commemorate Remembrance Day will again be held at the Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne, on Saturday 11 November. The car park at the Memorial will open at 10am, with Standards carried by ex-Service organisations marching on at 10.45am and the service itself beginning ten minutes later. The short service […]… Read more

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23 Oct 2017

Autumn talks off to a great start

A fascinating talk about the history of the Victoria Cross given by the Trust’s historical consultant Geoff Simpson proved to be a great start to this autumn’s series of talks at The Wing. Geoff entertained the audience with an informed look at the VC and the way the parameters for the award have changed over […]… Read more

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